Written on July 1, 2013 at 10:12 pm, by Roger Donaghy
Here are some short (often surprising and funny) previews of the guest speakers that will be on the Learning By Giving Foundation’s MOOC.
Written on June 20, 2013 at 10:13 pm, by Roger Donaghy
On Tuesday, June 18th and Wednesday, June 19th, Learning by Giving Foundation (LGF) faculty and the rest of the LGF team met in California to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Foundation, its mission, work, and future direction.
Written on May 29, 2013 at 10:14 pm, by Roger Donaghy
Alex Buffet Rozek, the executive director of the Learning By Giving Foundation, is putting the finishing touches on “Giving with Purpose,” which provides much of the information offered in the in-person classes, with the help of Rebecca Riccio and Maggie Johnson.
Written on May 25, 2013 at 10:16 pm, by Roger Donaghy
A Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) called GivingWithPurpose created by the foundation and starting in June will make providing funding for nonprofits a reality for anyone who chooses to participate.
Written on April 19, 2013 at 10:17 pm, by Roger Donaghy
Philanthropist and founder of the Sunshine Lady Foundation Doris Buffett spoke with Allyson Goldhagen, an international affairs and human services major, and other members of Northeastern Students4Giving during the NS4G 5th Anniversary Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 18th in the Raytheon Amphitheater.
Written on April 19, 2013 at 8:02 pm, by Greg Grinnell
Northeastern Students4Giving. the University’s experiential philanthropy education program housed in the Human Services Program at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, has awarded over $83,000 to local nonprofit organizations since its launch in 2008. This year, students, faculty, and friends celebrated the organization’s fifth anniversary with an awards ceremony on Thursday, April 18.
Written on April 1, 2013 at 8:12 pm, by Greg Grinnell
A dynamic organization is shattering stereotypes about college students’ priorities and about how philanthropy happens.
Written on April 1, 2013 at 8:11 pm, by Greg Grinnell
A child soldier turned international hip-hop artist and humanitarian, Emmanuel Jal visited Northeastern in the fall to share his story and his message of social justice.
Written on April 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm, by Greg Grinnell
Since 2008, students have used a consensus-based approach to manage all stages of the NS4G funding cycle from conducting needs assessment through making grant determinations. Their philanthropy is informed by coursework in human services and nonprofit management as well as many experiences working and volunteering in the nonprofit sector.
Written on March 12, 2013 at 8:07 pm, by Greg Grinnell
Mary Phillips, in preparation for a panel discussion at the Students4Giving’s 2013 Social Impact Conference, reviews how foundations can fund and practice advocacy.